How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"self" is from "self" (self) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "automatic" or "a thing itself" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|They planned to discontinue this old fashioned mechanical, selfwinding, watch.|
|What are the negative effects of not maintaining self-control?|